Thursday, January 26, 2012

Remember the budget deficit?

As we conclude the 18th day of the 2012 REGULAR Session, the lack of legislative urgency to solve the state's billion dollar plus deficit grows more troubling with each passing day. It's been 92 days since the Governor called last December's special session declaring "timely legislative action is needed to secure the State’s fiscal health and address the shortfall in the 2011-2013 operating budget." Perhaps it is time to revisit the December 5, 2011 email Marty Brown, Director of the Office of Financial Management, sent all lawmakers under the subject line - "The urgency of budget action" . . . READ MORE


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